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Focus on the Entrepreneur: A New Kind of Mall

Mar 16, 2016 | Spring 2016

With the help of the FVTC Venture Center, a wide range of services are under one roof in Wisconsin’s first manufacturing mall.

Explore Starting a Business, Appleton

Feb 4, 2016 | 6-9 p.m. | Appleton Campus

Monday, August 15 | This complimentary session provides a look inside at what it takes to launch a small business.

Prestigious Grant to Study Abroad

Jan 13, 2016 |

Fox Valley Technical College was named a national recipient of one of five new study abroad programs with the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grants on behalf of the White House, U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: the Association of International Educators.

Focus on the Entrepreneur: Putting Small Biz on the Table

Nov 10, 2015 | Fall 2015

One business grad is finding success making customized tables thanks to a new entrepreneur experience.

Venture Center Hosting 1 Million Cups

Oct 30, 2015 |

The Venture Center at Fox Valley Technical College is hosting weekly networking events over coffee for entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners each Wednesday from 9-10 at FVTC’s D.J. Bordini Center, 5 Systems Drive in Appleton.

Focus on the Entrepreneur: Waupaca Businesses

Mar 11, 2015 | Spring 2015

Small businesses in Waupaca are turning heads thanks to training at FVTC.

The Region’s Voice of Entrepreneurship

Dec 8, 2014 |

The Fox Valley Technical College Venture Center took center stage on CW 14’s Focus program, highlighting regional resources available to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Small Biz Job Fair & Global Entrepreneur Week

Nov 13, 2014 |

The FVTC Venture Center is holding the region’s first-ever Small Business Job Fair on Nov. 17 as part of Global Entrepreneur Week.

Student Spotlight: Olbis Morrobel

Nov 10, 2014 | Business Management, Entrepreneurship

Business Management, Entrepreneurship
President, Student Government Association

A National Voice for Entrepreneurship

Sep 3, 2014 |

Amy Pietsch, director the FVTC Venture Center, provides a national blog on the impact of the center’s growing train-the-trainer model.

Creating a Culture of Entrepreneurs in the Waupaca Area

Aug 22, 2014 | 6 p.m. | Waupaca Regional Center

Learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities in Waupaca.

Venture Center Leading an Entrepreneur Movement

Aug 15, 2014 |

The Venture Center continues to develop innovative training solutions for virtually any business, while expanding its services as a regional champion for small business start-up and growth.

Explore Business Model Design

Jun 2, 2014 | 4:30-6 p.m. | D.J. Bordini Center

Own and operate your own business? Attend this free session to help you map and streamline your business model. 

Entrepreneur Training in Major Spotlight

May 27, 2014 |

The Venture Center at Fox Valley Technical College was featured in the latest issue of Community College Entrepreneurship, a national publication of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship.

Focus on the Entrepreneur: iSupply

Apr 3, 2014 | Spring 2014
With the help of the Venture Center, an aspiring entrepreneur turned a good idea into a successful enterprise.

Student Spotlight: Denni Rae Lecus

Mar 13, 2014 | Business Management, Entrepreneurship Emphasis
Business Management, Entrepreneurship Emphasis

Focus on the Entrepreneur: BrightStar

Dec 9, 2013 | Fall 2012
When a business grows its staff from two to more than 60 employees in just six years, something is working.

Focus on the Entrepreneur: Marc Busko

Nov 19, 2013 | Fall 2013
Thanks to learning about small business ownership in high school, it didn’t take long for 21-year-old Marc Busko to get going on his career as an entrepreneur.

Focus on the Entrepreneur: Grassroots

Mar 1, 2013 | Spring 2013
Making machine parts for friends turned into a thriving business in just two years for one local entrepreneur, thanks to training at Fox Valley Technical College.

Focus on the Entrepreneur: Oberstadt Landscapes

Mar 5, 2012 | Spring 2012
When the recession hit, Jerry Oberstadt turned to FVTC’s Venture Center for help.

Focus on the Student Experience

Nov 15, 2011 | Fall 2011
Two definitions of success: an immigrant's path to entrepreneurship and a late-career worker finds new opportunity.

Focus on the Entrepreneur: Ross Treichel

Nov 15, 2011 | Fall 2011
Graduate Ross Treichel uses the FVTC experience to open his own restaurant.

Focus on Entrepreneur: Peeps Eyewear

Mar 15, 2011 | Spring 2011
The Venture Center at Fox Valley Technical College helped open Kristin Benson Ellsworth’s eyes to a world of new possibilities.

Focus on the Entrepreneur

Nov 15, 2010 | Fall 2010
FVTC’s Machine Tool Technician program provided Kendal Beilke with a solid foundation for a rewarding career. It also made him an advocate for technical education.